LONDON, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Rising global population is expected to be the main driver of growth for farm products companies such as Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) and Bunge Ltd. (NYSE: BG). Farm product companies have benefited over the years from increasing demand from emerging markets. Rising income levels in emerging markets has also boosted demand for dairy products as well as consumer packaged food and beverages, benefiting companies such as Dean Foods Co. (NYSE: DF), and The WhiteWave Foods Co. (NYSE: WWAV). On Monday, consumer goods stocks struggled as the broad market came under pressure after investors digested some disappointing U.S. economic data. StockCall analysts initiated preliminary technical research on ADM, BG, DF, and WWAV. These free reports are accessible by signing today at
Shares of Archer Daniels Midland Company edged lower on Monday; however, the losses were limited. The stock closed 0.12% lower at $33.69 on volume of 3.46 million. The stock touched an intra-day high of $33.80 yesterday. The company's shares are currently trading close to their 52-week high of $33.98. Despite Monday's pullback, the stock has gained more than 2.60% in the last three trading sessions. Archer Daniels Midland's shares have outperformed the S&P 500 this year, gaining more than 23%. The stock recently broke through $33 resistance level, which is a bullish signal. The free technical analysis on ADM is available by signing up at
Bunge Ltd. shares slipped in trading yesterday. The stock ended the day 0.43% lower at $73.51 on volume of 462,627. Bunge's shares are trading nearly 9% below their 52-week high. The stock has gained a little over 1.50% so far this year, compared to a gain of over 9.50% for the S&P 500. Its shares currently face resistance at around $75. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average, which is a bearish signal. The negative trend is further confirmed by the stock's MACD chart. Register now to download the free research on BG at
Dean Foods Co.'s shares rose sharply on Monday even as the broad market struggled. The stock touched an intra-day high of $18.38 before finishing the day 1.27% higher at $18.36 on volume of 2.13 million. The company's shares have outperformed the S&P 500 this year, gaining more than 11%. The stock is currently trading a little over 4.20% below its 52-week high. Its shares currently face resistance at around $19. The stock has strong support at around $18. Dean Foods' shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Free report on DF can be accessed by registering at
Shares of The WhiteWave Foods Co. fell sharply yesterday. The stock closed 0.94% lower at $16.91 after touching an intra-day low of $16.69. It has now fallen more than 4% in the last five trading sessions. Despite recent losses, the stock is still up more than 8.80% for the year. The WhiteWave Foods Co.'s shares have seen a pullback after failing to break through $17.50 resistance level. The stock's MACD has crossed below the signal line, which is a bearish signal. Register with StockCall and download the research on WWAV for free at
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